scirrhoid

scirrhoid

[skir-oid, sir-]
adjective Pathology.
resembling a scirrhus.

Origin:
1850–55; scirrh(us) + -oid

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scirrhus (ˈsɪrəs)
 
n , pl -rhi, -rhuses
pathol Also called: scirrhous carcinoma a hard cancerous growth composed of fibrous tissues
 
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin scirros, from Greek skirros, from skiros hard]
 
scirrhoid
 
adj

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